Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Toronto, the lost 0.48%.
The best performers of the session on the were Birchcliff Energy Ltd . (TSX:), which rose 2.99% or 0.08 points to trade at 2.76 at the close. Meanwhile, Shopify Inc (TSX:) added 2.65% or 10.880 points to end at 421.470 and Ero Copper Corp (TSX:) was up 1.89% or 0.42 points to 22.62 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were CannTrust Holdings Inc (TSX:), which fell 22.60% or 1.4600 points to trade at 5.0000 at the close. SNC-Lavalin Group Inc . (TSX:) declined 6.32% or 1.68 points to end at 24.92 and Precision Drilling Corporation (TSX:) was down 4.53% or 0.11 points to 2.32.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 612 to 438 and 109 ended unchanged.
Shares in CannTrust Holdings Inc (TSX:) fell to 52-week lows; down 22.60% or 1.4600 to 5.0000.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was up 6.36% to 10.71.
Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.18% or 2.50 to $1397.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.09% or 0.05 to hit $57.56 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 0.05% or 0.03 to trade at $63.92 a barrel.
CAD/USD was up 0.05% to 0.7640, while CAD/EUR rose 0.07% to 0.6813.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 96.972.
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